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This semester I’ve been kept busy not just with the different projects I’m managing at DiSC but with a completely redesigned first-year writing course. In keeping with the other 75% of my work, the class has explored the intersections of literature and technology. We’ve considered the past visions of the future while reading William Gibson’s Neuromancer; the representations of factories in 19th- and 20th-century American fiction and film; and the...
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He Ain’t Snowfalling, He’s My Brother

Not many newsrooms have the wherewithal to produce their own “Snow Fall,” and that, some say, dooms the NYT’s experiment to becoming a mere

Writing Josephine

Like many, I followed the Grafton Line challenge this summer. I had been stunned to read that the distinguished historian Anthony Grafton wr

London Design Festival 2013: Best of 100% Norway - Design Milk

It's the 10th anniversary of 100% Norway and co-curators Henrietta Thompson and Benedicte Sunde pulled out all the stops to make this a stan

Now That’s Some Snark (Canada, Denmark edition)

Canada and Denmark, finding a way to avoid war: The National Post has learned that Canada and Denmark are apparently this close to hammering

Redrawn United States of electoral votes

Neil Freeman reimagined state boundary lines based on population. He started with an algorithm and the fifty largest cities, considered prox

State of the Union address decreasing reading level

Lovely graphic, but I'm not so fond of The Guardian's companion text. I find it interesting that The Guardian's chart title includes “The st

Rethinking Peer Review in Academic Publishing: An Interview with Frontie...

This is the eighth interview in a series, Digital Challenges to Academic Publishing, by Adeline Koh. Each article in this series features an

Zotero Quick Tip: Transform Title Text - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of H...

Big Red Lowercase Letters. Have you ever used Zotero to grab a citation from a library or journal database, only to have to retype the title

two & a half cheers for the Lunaticks « Bethany Nowviskie

Author: Bethany Nowviskie; Published: Jan 8th, 2012; Category: higher ed; Comments: 4. two & a half cheers for the Lunaticks. Tags: #alt

it starts on day one « Bethany Nowviskie

it starts on day one. Tags: #alt-ac, digital-humanities, methods, scholarly-communication. Here's a modest proposal for reforming higher

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Have trouble keeping up with the sites you visit? Read them in one place with Google Reader, where keeping up with your favorite websites is

10 Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy

"Never write more than two pages on any subject." How is your new year's resolution to read more and write better holding up? After traci

Academic papers today are not meant to be discussion forums » Academic P...

June 21, 2012 0. Academic papers today are not meant to be discussion forums. By jose in Blog, e-Science, Opinion, Writing. New to AcademicP

Is blogging and tweeting about research papers worth it? The Verdict

In October 2011 I began a project to make all of my 26 articles published in refereed journals available via UCL's Open Access Repositor

The American Historical Association Tuning project

In February, the American Historical Association announced its discipline-wide “Tuning” project with a grant from the Lumina Foundation. Bas

Teaching History, by Jake Hardesty

At my university, undergraduates do not take a course solely devoted to the history of education.  Instead, a portion of a required course,

Five Questions and Three Answers about Alt-Ac « Brian Croxall

What follows is my talk for a session at the 2012 MLA on “#alt-ac: Alternative Paths, Pitfalls, and Jobs in the Digital Humanities.” I'm